MIDDLESEX COUNTY NJ HOMES FOR SALES

Middlesex County NJ Homes for Sales

Middlesex County NJ Homes for Sales

Geography

According to the 2010 Census, the county had a total area of 322.83 square miles (836.1 km2), including 308.91 square miles (800.1 km2) of land (95.7%) and 13.91 square miles (36.0 km2) of water (4.3%).[16] The county is named after the historic English county of Middlesex.[17]

Bisected by the Raritan River, the county is topographically typical of Central Jersey in that it is largely flat.  Middlesex County NJ Homes for Sales. The elevation ranges from sea level to 300 feet (91 m) above sea level on a hill scaled by Major Road near Route 1 in South Brunswick Township.[18]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1790 15,956
1800 17,890 12.1%
1810 20,381 13.9%
1820 21,470 5.3%
1830 23,157 7.9%
1840 21,893 * −5.5%
1850 28,635 30.8%
1860 34,812 21.6%
1870 45,029 29.3%
1880 52,286 16.1%
1890 61,754 18.1%
1900 79,762 29.2%
1910 114,426 43.5%
1920 162,334 41.9%
1930 212,208 30.7%
1940 217,077 2.3%
1950 264,872 22.0%
1960 433,856 63.8%
1970 583,813 34.6%
1980 595,893 2.1%
1990 671,780 12.7%
2000 750,162 11.7%
2010 809,858 8.0%
Est. 2015 840,900 [4][19] 3.8%
Historical sources: 1790-1990[20]
1970-2010[7] 2000[21] 2010[3][22]
* = Lost territory in previous decade.[13]

Census 2010

Middlesex County NJ Home for Sales

The 2010 United States Census counted 809,858 people, 281,186 households, and 203,016 families residing in the county. The population density was 2,621.6 per square mile (1,012.2/km2). The county contained 294,800 housing units at an average density of 954.3 per square mile (368.5/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 58.60% (474,589) White, 9.69% (78,462) Black or African American, 0.34% (2,777) Native American, 21.40% (173,293) Asian, 0.03% (251) Pacific Islander, 6.99% (56,569) from other races, and 2.95% (23,917) from two or more racesHispanics or Latinos of any race were 18.40% (148,975) of the population.[3]

Out of a total of 281,186 households, 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.8 and the average family size was 3.29.[3]

In the county, 22.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older.  Middlesex County NJ Homes for Sales. The median age was 37.2 years. For every 100 females the census counted 96.4 males, but for 100 females at least 18 years old, it was 94 males.[3]

As of the 2010 Census, there were 170,070 people of Asian descent in Middlesex County accounting for 21% of the county’s total population. At 61.57% of the population of Asian descent, Indian Americans accounted for a majority of the county’s Asian population or 12.93% (104,705 people) of the county’s total population in 2010, increasing to 114,680 (13.92%) by 2014, more than that of the other sub-groups combined.[23][24] Middlesex County had the largest population of Asian Indians of all counties in New Jersey. Only Santa Clara County, California (117,596) and Queens County, New York (117,550) had a larger population of Asian Indians.[25]

Middlesex County has the largest and fastest growing population of Chinese Americans of all counties in New Jersey in places such as East Brunswick, Edison is also developing a sprawling suburban Chinatown, with other Chinese communities in Highland Park, Milltown, New Brunswick, Old Bridge, South River, and Spotswood.[citation needed]

Census 2000

Middlesex County NJ Home for Sales

As of the 2000 United States Census[26] there were 750,162 people, 265,815 households, and 190,855 families residing in the county. The population density was 2,422 people per square mile (935/km²). There were 273,637 housing units at an average density of 884 per square mile (341/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 68.42% White, 9.13% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 13.89% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.71% from other races, and 2.60% from two or more races. 13.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[21][27] Among residents listing their ancestry, 16.1% were of Italian, 13.8% Irish, 10.2% German and 9.8% Polish ancestry according to the 2000 Census.[27] [28]

There were 265,815 households out of which 34.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 22.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.23.[21]

In the county the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 32.80% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.40 males. Middlesex County NJ Homes for Sales. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.[21]

The median income for a household in the county was $61,446, and the median income for a family was $70,749. Males had a median income of $49,683 versus $35,054 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,535. About 4.2% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.[27][29]

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